Press Release – Launching of 100% Australian Made Solar Mounting Solution

SOLPOD – PRESS RELEASE Launching 100% Australian Made solar mounting solution Solpod Pty Ltd, Australia’s only manufacturer of complete solar rooftop mounting solutions, has signed an OEM (original equipment manufacturer) agreement with Schletter, a German based, global leader in solar mounting solutions. Solpod will manufacture its innovative multi-function roof mounting system for Schletter in Australia. […]

Opportunity for Commercial Solar With Instant Asset Write-offs in 2020 Federal Budget

Renewable energy advocates were disappointed by the Federal Government’s 2020 Budget that missed the opportunity to support a green covid recovery.  PV Magazine Australia reported though an opportunity for commercial solar exists in the budget through instant asset write-offs. James Larratt, CEO of Solpod, says that, “the budget has provided some confidence and momentum to businesses to adopt solar. […]

Property Groups Aiming for Net Zero Emissions by 2030

Net-Zero Emissions by 2030 Major property groups in Australia are aiming for net-zero emissions by 2030. As well, over half of Australia’s largest listed property companies have made commitments that align with the Paris Climate Agreements, to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Trends of property companies with their emissions pledges are being recorded by ClimateWorks Australia […]

Solpod now available across WA through MPS

Solpod is pleased to announce its relocatable rooftop solar is now available across Western Australia through MPS Building and Electrical. Solpod developed the world’s first re-deployable solar systems for commercial and industrial rooftops.  The Solpod solar range is now available in WA for the first time, using the contractors MPS. James Larratt, CEO of Solpod, […]

Solpod Powers Google Australia’s HQ, with Google’s Carbon Footprint Now Zero

In perfect timing, Google announces that it’s carbon footprint is now zero.  Google is offsetting its historic emissions and moving to zero-carbon energy, as Solpod powers up Google Australia’s headquarters. Solpod on Google Australia HQ, Sydney Solpod installed our re-deployable solar pods on Google Australia’s Headquarters in Pyrmont, Sydney.  The 100kW solar system is situated […]

State Government to Rebuild Victoria’s Economy through Renewables

600 MW of Solar & Wind in Victoria Solpod welcomes the Victorian Government’s announcement that renewables will help drive Victoria’s economic recovery from the coronavirus.  The Victorian Government plans on a market sounding process for at least 600 megawatts (MW) of solar and wind projects. Lily D’Ambrosia, the Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change, […]

Aldi Australia Commits to 100% Renewable Energy

ALDI Soon Fully Powered by Renewable Energy  Solpod welcomes the news that Aldi will be powered by 100% renewable energy by the end of 2021.  Aldi will install more than 100,000 rooftop solar panels on their shops and distribution centres.  Wind energy will be sourced from two projects in Victoria and NSW. The 31.6 MW […]

Solpod’s solar rooftop system powering Globe HQ

Globe HQ is now fully operated by renewable energy.  Solpod designed and installed a 265kW rooftop solar system for Globe’s Headquarters in Port Melbourne.  With 650 commercial solar panels on the rooftop, Globe’s Global Office is now 100% powered by renewable energy. On the Shop-Eat-Surf page, Globe announced: “This massive new sustainable energy investment will […]

Solpod at Renewable Energy Founder Forum

Solpod was thrilled to be one of five clean energy start-ups selected to participate at the Renewable Energy Founder Forum, hosted by the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) and Innovation Bay. The Renewable Energy Founder Forum was held on Hopin, a virtual events platform. Over 170 executives and investors in renewables attended the online event. […]

East-West Solar Optimal For Customer and Community

The optimal orientation of solar panels is often debated within the industry. While facing panels north can generate the most electricity, the generation is condensed during the hours either side of midday.  An alternative approach is called east-west and involves half the panels facing east and half the panels facing west. The east-west orientation produces […]